Adventure

THE PRIDE OF HARYANA: SULTANPUR BIRD SANCTUARY

THE PRIDE OF HARYANA: SULTANPUR BIRD SANCTUARY
-A.S Bishnoi and Shakti Bishnoi

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 Because of real estate development and rapid urbanization, the area has been converted into concrete jungle choking not only wildlife but humans too. Earlier as per the government guidelines, no constructions were allowed in the range of five kilometers, however now it has been reduced to 300 meters. What has made the matter worse is a large number of illegal colonies that have sprouted around the area. Lot of residential school and rampant construction is happening as we write.-------------

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Amazing Facts About Wildlife

Why bats do not catch COVID

Why bats do not catch COVID
How do bats stay safe from the viruses they harbour?
S. Ananthanarayanan.
--------------This idea flows out of research that shows that the number of pathogens an animal order can host increases with the richness of species within that order. In the case of bats, this richness is unprecedented - out of the 6,400 species of mammals, 1,423 species, are species of bats.------------



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Book Reviews

Tracking Jim

Tracking Jim: A Hunt in Corbett Country Paperback – 30 March 2005
by Prosenjit Das Gupta (Author)

To IndianWildlifeClub readers we bring a book reading by the author himself.   Hear and see the video at.....

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Forest and trees

PUNE CITY GETS ITS FIRST SACRED GROVE

PUNE CITY GETS ITS FIRST SACRED GROVE
-Shakti Bishnoi

---- Indian sacred groves are often associated with temples, monasteries, shrines or with burial grounds. Our ancestors were very innovative in their ways to protect nature and enlighten us to live a meaningful life. We offered our prayers in temples with sacred groves-----


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Forest and trees

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

 Forest bathing, or “shinrin-yoku? in Japanese, basically consists of hanging out in the woods and reaping its health benefits.  Any time you can walk among trees without distractions or hurrying  ideally for two hours or more counts as a bath in the forest.


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Members Speak

World Animal Protection

World Animal Protection welcomes decision to withdraw sick elephants from Amer Fort rides 
World Animal Protection welcomes the decision of the Rajasthan Forest Department to “to stop the use of 20 medically unfit elephants for tourist rides at the Amer fort after a team of vets examined the animals in July 2020.

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